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Music Resource Guide

This guide provides resources for information pertaining to music and music history.

Reference Books

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What are Reference Books?

A reference book contains facts, such as a dictionary or an encyclopedia, that assist with looking for particular information. 

The following titles are reference books on the topics of music history:

Contemporary musicians: profiles of the people in music

Call Number: ML 197 .C761

Baker's biographical dictionary of popular musicians since 1990

Call Number: ML 102 .P66 B35 2004

The Facts on File dictionary of music

Call Number: ML 100 .A48 2004

Encyclopedia of Rap and Hip Hop Culture

Call Number: ML 100 .A48 2004


Jazz: a regional exploration

Call Number: ML3508 . Y39 2005